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A research primate at University of California, Berkeley, 1967. Photo Credit Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum Photos

No Such Thing As “Responsible” Research: Second Thoughts Of An Animal Researcher

(ANIMAL TESTING/RESEARCH ANIMALS) In 2011, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) put an end to biomedical and behavioral research on chimpanzees, claiming they deserved “special consideration and respect” as the closest human relative. But chimps are far from being the only nonhuman primates used in NIH research then, or now. An estimated 70,000 other primates […]

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<p>This Mexican tortilla pizza will kick-start your week in a big way! Photo Credit: Food Network</p>

Meat-Free Monday: Pizza Time!

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Kick-start your week with a Mexican treat! This marvelous medley of tomato, cilantro, and homemade bean dip will make you loco for more. So make your Monday a fiesta, and try this vegan Mexican tortilla pizza recipe today! — Global Animal

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<p>Try this amazing vegan rice salad. Photo Credit: Vegangela</p>

Meat-Free Monday: Zesty Rice Salad

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Summer is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than with this bright and fun salad? This Thai-inspired dish with cilantro, peanuts, fresh lime juice, and mango is bursting with bold flavors and meat-free deliciousness. So take your taste buds on an exotic journey, and try this delightful recipe today! — […]

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A caged beagle cowers in fear. Photo Credit: PETA

Big Pharma Labs Conduct Cruel Experiments On Dogs, Monkeys, Rats

(ANIMAL CRUELTY/LAB ANIMALS) After a whistleblower reported horrific animal cruelty taking place at MPI Research, PETA filed complaints calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Institutes of Health to investigate the allegations. Hired by big corporations and universities like Merck, ArmaGen Technologies, Gilead Sciences, and the University of North Carolina at […]

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Gun Violence & Humane Education

(SPORT HUNTING/OP-ED) While gun control continues to be a hot topic for debate, many across the nation are pointing to hunting as an example of “responsible” gun ownership. Dr. Sujatha Ramakrishna, author of Raising Kids Who Love Animals, weighs in on the strong correlation between animal cruelty and violence towards human beings, while emphasizing the […]

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<p>Try this avocado and tangerine salad with jalapeno vinaigrette today! Photo Credit: Bon Appetit</p>

Meat-Free Monday: 4th Of July Style

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Have an animal-friendly 4th of July with this fun and festive vegan recipe! Bursting with fireworks of flavor, this avocado and tangerine salad with homemade jalapeño vinaigrette will make the perfect addition to any Independence Day celebration. So, grab your sparklers and salad tongs, and try this party on your plate today! […]

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Is It Possible To Eat Meat Without Killing Animals?

(ANIMAL WELFARE/ANIMAL SCIENCE) WASHINGTON— Uma S. Valeti, a cardiologist who trained at the Mayo Clinic, has developed an innovative way of farming meat without killing animals. This technique, which harvests animal cells in a laboratory, could transform the inhumane meat industry as we know it. Meat derived from slaughterhouses or animal farms can be packed […]

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